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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 23, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta L VOLUME X> LETHUllllHlK, AI.BKKTA, HUUAY, NOVEMBER 23. 1317 NUMHE11 292 EXTEND OFFER [Formal Ofler of 'Armistice Presented by Soldiers' Delegates to fSEND'SOCiALISTSTOV NEGOTIATE_WITHHUNS 3oisheviki Send Delegates to Negotiate for Peace With Central Powers Slortiholm, Nov. to lie TMniujen, a Ilusstan Itockaolm yesterday for I'elrograd nrd'crs to hand lo Ihe ftussbn BYOlutlqnary. goveniiuonl( proposals 01- peace liy.-lhe central pov to Stockholm.; Nov. Bolahcvlkl government according lo a report from Ins sonl reprcseutatlves ;to mcel German Socialist 'delegates tfliTobably at Stockholm-to arrange an LTmtstlte and hegctlalo a peace. It Is ndexstodd (lint (he delegates Irom ,olh Bides will lildo tbeir Ideality. Thirty-live psssengcrs on todays train from 1'euograd crossed the frorj- ilcr Inlb Sweden. Despite the Bolshc- Ikl 'peaco offer the exchange rate of ho German mark conllnues, (o faU. Minister Marine Resign IxjniTori. -Nov. Admiral Vorter- fcvaU lias rcsl6no.il as ftasalm nilnis- OF NEW DRIVE HIS FOR'LOSS'OF, JEW wi German Military-Writer {Says Loss- of Ancient Jewish Capital Is Inevitable HIS VIEWS OF THE DRIVE ON CAMBRAf The Victory Loan Campaign JUIJAN-BYWG London, Nov. George hat promolirf Lieut. .Gen. Bj-na to the rank of In recognition ol his dlstlnouijhed service In the field In the recent .operations, It officially announced todiy. Plan Was' lo Kidnap Hindus for Big Rangom lo.Finance Revolution San Francisco, ffof. his Says British Have 'Gained No: Real the German Troops Amsterdam, Nov. German newspapers .arc preparing fhe public for loss'of Jerusalem. Tlie Nord. South Alberta Casualties DeutBche Allgcmeinu Zeitung says that, lo cling to places "wliich would us no military advantage woul'd Previously recorded Officially recorder] Thursday 54.732 Total, to date I be tantamount IP useless slcrl- Uislrfcl 1. Caul. U. 11. Madcay (Ice of nuniorour, Turkish forces arid'.District Capl. A. W. Grace. our own troops and would HXevvisc I'Bislrirt 3, Cnpt, .G. "W. Green Involve serious .-After discussing the. difficulty of reinforcing the defenders, 'It' says, "Any way the abandonment of Jcrus- alom, which Is whliln ihe bounds, of. possibility, certainly would ho an'-ex- tremely painful loss, In view of fhe great historical biit no military change wpuld be caused by such a course." i Lleu'-ifien. Von Ardegne, In tlie Tageblati, attributes tho Turkish re- treat from Jaffa to the great range, of. the guns of the British fleet and adds: "Jerusalem Is iiot equipped for de- fence. Therefore It Is not iiuprphable this advanced position crof marine; despatch from olshevik'l iddfws'made.' a R; he- _ ;am" Brioniices'thal Inn Russian secret illy-1 chandrav a jrrltcr ana''bne ol lbt.de- iflllc correspondence IB In hls-pos- 5lDfiand.will.be published Immedl- ly.-j'.'jt ia'reported, Hip dp'spalcli _ that commill'oe as seized'Ill's .-slRts'.baiik here. !Il b slaled that transferred there The' all-RussIau congress of peas- JoleGales. JccordlnB lo a Hester (tospatcu froin. Petrpgrud, Is transfer- L' vhe'ioguVrlcfs'lrOTn 'Felrograd llev! 'The'congress.Js reported [to fear Inle'r.venllpn and ho Irans'ler is forVthe purpose of en- idling tfioaoldlers.nl'tho front .to par- In Its rnnellngs. -Offer Petrograd, note.-of tl.cpn Tro'liky, Ihe llolsheylkl foreign {minister, lei the allied embassies con- Rveying the-nrinpuncamcnt ot tlie. pro-, [posal fQ'-'aV armistice reached the The toil .have.the honor to In- you, Ambnssado'r, that tbe congress of Epfdiera' and ITrorkmcn's.delegates, organized on ,Oc- Itobcr 20 a-new government to Ihe I form ot a council of national co'mrnls- f fllonerJi.. Tho this jjb'vernnienl [is yiadlmlf Illch.Lenlne: VTho-dlfec- R lion of the ..foreign .policy, has boon I Iho capacity of na- Itloual connnlssldner for forclgu 'af- irs.- j "Drawing.attention Id the text .of Ihe olfer of demo- i Ihc Imsls- ot ho anncx- Jndemn.Ulea-and .the aclf.-u'c-. ol natlona, [the all-Russian-congress of solmers' [and havo Iho lo.regfl.ril tba above ara.'fbrnial offer of aft 1m- "rjhandra declared, tlral a'. plan was telng hlg brEan- would: be perfected let ludia to loyal lo the Ilrltlsh h'ft said. Ihe-inoneirf'-'lt held, the- galnst.: Brlllch. rule.' in la- 1' con3piracy dfa flnadced.1; wis "deialled I'o go to India arid' arouse Ihe p-ebple.1' .The ir'as un- ,va'z "to Jock: for anas aad cess.'.an eruption-'.'into our position which must be without effect neighboring positions and Ihe erietay Iried lo extend'in Yain..6vrlruj .0 the powerful .thrusts of qiirV forces. "Tho eneniy will -not Bucc'eyl bis abortive attack in dlvcrllng' piir a'ltenlioii from where he is certain to renew-hls: cflprls whlct new have .become a necessity til Bor- der lo rid himself of Hie U-boat paac? which- arc soxdangcrous lo him" Mprepvcr, the attacks near Caiatiral certainly .will not exercise Ihelslighl- est STRENGTH Wuhlngioni''.-', N.oV. .tlrength of .the German military forces aMembled-on-lihe-'western front iUt- litlo the :French authorltlei1 made todiy, -.This showi OBrmJin .dlv- biirtllnD. In -'isi7 v; Oh the ..Aitnc-Charnpigne, line, 59; Alinc-Vlg'ny 'find Meiilnei, 78; Vtrdun', 21; Brmlslli'c on fronts and finmediato.openlng of peace nego- ofter.-wllh which -tho. 011- Itliqrltstlve jfiveniinont of cho Riuilni Irei.ubllc hns iddreased It'ulf s'tn-.ulUn- ebualy.' ill'- tfiV. .peoples ftnd'thefr gojiernfnents.- Mr. Ambas- liador, of Iha proWan.d.re.spejl bflhe mado bloodless by tills rineia'm Tfofzlir, Nations! Cornmls- I kjooCT f6f FCfclgn Hun Qerftan E tiowspfir.cr! n9 a rule ai 'non-conJ- l jft I Itnovenient. for ah t flrriilsUCB-has ''mater (hfl army coratnaml .frlff fie" con'frgntett'wlth f fa'p- reaching The.ljoXil An- Dial the Rnitlin >rmy, In the name 61 l .Jiy.tte Exemptions Tht mlli ii ex To Mentrijl, Nov." 2S'.-i-Tht Jtry emotion Iribunjli Mvtn hvn4ftit _ef tSV ijizi, men rfcanj for ippttlt for' bru '-.inf. Up to date tht mrtfttent 'in tMi lllrtrjct number- .11 irid the apptilf i rcfuMd -.4M- ih4 the. de. At tribunal thli p'K'yiri 'Mai till Mirth I, io wlnvent overseas as cergl.-lnajor ID the battery, has been wounded In action. Ills next ot kin, his mother, lives in iliclind. lie helped lo raise Ihe battery here, aader the late Major j Stafford. I Men of the TStlr buttery draft lave -i been In action. Gunner Jlaire, who cells ted hero with tile latest Leth- bridge baUery, has been wouudecirHta father Is at Edniontou. Other casuallleE listed loday are (rte. Maguire, Fernic, killed in ljle. Davies, Coalhnrst, wonndcd, and Sapper Daniel Haddocks, Lcthlrldse, wounded. Driver Williams, ot (ho 33IU bat- tery, hag been badly- injured, at the according to received by Extending Gains Huge Slrelch Territory Re- claimed From Invadeis 1REAT REJOICING OF LIBERATED PEOPLE his wlte this ag to inuVuI IOE. Eh-lderilly wos injured iii an accident, is Ills chest was crushed- The Loah Heavily Subscribed 1 Ottawa, Nov.- Thomas- Wiiite minister ot has been en- widespread- patrlaltcoliit'eregt ''which liag'been.ryanlfesletl in ".the .-Vlclory loan throughout the. 'er.tlre. Dominion, I' am fllEappo.ntedL at- the -total sub- to' dale, which has not led-.'oiu' and is not, as latge'as-lt 5liouldfbe_having TeEard to" Ihe. urgent national Jiu'portance of llic 'ate cmore subscribera than "at LhD ot previous Joans the inflividual, nvcragef. Is comjjaraliVely wiiaJir think' many lifeople'lo.abbfl" their eoml Trill and. in- terest Jn the loan are" taking couM lake where' they could' take. arid 000 .where.tdof .could Bake many Ihoua- BQds... I ticslre to.ufgc is sLroncly people the of this .overwhelming nalional stic- a total of three eas lly-''.b'D sh Ed 1! Ue-fliiaifcianeupriorl- (or- ouVmlil- y' addition: to Ibis people of Can-. Ihis great and vital nation- Ihelr. and uusllfiiicd Let those wlio have7aireaily: sULScrilied-increase 1C pbs'siDleitlielr s'ubsc'rlplions and- those ,nbl-yet subscribed immed- iately; tikei application for as'largc an will permit.- decisively.score in her great'. Victory loan." This is Aim of of Militia, Who Tells'of ions Situation. .HamilloiJ, Ont- my tiiily-lo.gel men overseas >v Janu'arv: This anf" Statement of .Majpr. S.- C- 'ense; to-'a pise-a .woofen'" icre tpd'ay, :He declafetl.lhjit )00 men. and ;v6uld hi "wipld off the slate" in re-.inforce men on Ihe .hat sold, .o spend milch Are HoldingPitm i Nov. A circling al'tatk wat attempted yeslcrday forces against Monte .Mcleta' but.'-. the lUlrant helll all the' positions it was announced today. by- the war Provincial police, cily. pollco "and lalt guards are. s'cburing the country Cliarlcs Matthews who myster lougly'escaped provincial lalt on-Thursday morning, 8t 6.40. 6V f.lock. Allhough the 2ut, for more Ihan 2{ hours .MatlhcK? tias ulsappcarcd as''completely aj 'if Lhs earth" had opened and film np- Piper of-the A. P; P. is" putting forth overy effort lo capture the fuglllva for' Jlatthews Is orio of his own epecialcrlmlner pets. -Ayiieii Inspector. Piper was fhe dctccllvp ser- geant of the Mounted Ppllcp at Mad' .Matthews, who' Is iiri fdahpa.ri Was a pf trdublo by Ills horse-stealing proclivities. took him live long years to gel Ihc gpods bis man, .hul a hpric from a man 'ji'aine'il Tt'nclj at Mountain ?II11 the A.' r. V. under In- ipector Piper nabbc'd h'lm and At the criminal assizes In'-Jlaclood In Octob- er Matthews was cpnvlcled and lo lall for a ycnr.x Ifo had been In tbe Jail hero for less than a month when he proved he wns a had. man by mnk- Ing getaway. Tho A. P. P. nro dircj, tor.ls doferralncd that MatThews shail out hla term. Repulse. Recent _ Atlempl' on Aisie (o Cap-.. lured Ground: following every, clue as.lo lion of hla deparlnro __............ ern Men." 4 ed In action eleven died of 4 4'-' Paris', Nov., Another 'Ceri attempt, lo recajpture In their1 recent attack ,ori the Alsne-fronl1 was Iho French office reports Tli6 ''Active flj'hUnV continues In ihe'iectors' ot-Cerriy. and JuVln- CDUrl.. In.llils region. our fire chjch; enemy nllnck poal-1 -1-1-m-' i-' :i 'I which 'Our patrols In (long 'On our Icfl on No'vemlier 21. Aliettij brouglil.ljaclt Inflicted losses on (ha eijernivNprtli- of Rli'cftns rind In I fie falja 011 onr out result. On tilt 1Kb Menic, ucd -In a spirited marLncr fiurjng: iKe Dlfiht, There Is nothing frini the remainder j IMPASSI'PNED llBllan Headquarters lUly, addressing A meeting of iSMIefs ftghl WEATHER ftlaN. t NOTICE ;TO, CANVASSERS TA. rnee'tjrig'of the-commit- pauvassers in cennec- tlbn' wllh Viclory Ixjan camjmlgn-1 In-'the Lcthhridge -hell, at the committee hcadquftrlerE, In Ihe board .of..Irade Lnlldlng on Saturday; nfglit at- S p-m- In- pprlRnt.iaaUers, relative to the dlecusseil and plan's made'.for the final drive duripg.lhe.'1 last week com- Vimenclhs'o'n Jlonday the 26th. lielreihrrlenls and cigars will be provided 'and every member tho-cpmmittce ami all. can- -lo.ba pres- ohl. v Mothers and 'Children of French Towns Pout" Through British Lines lo Safety London, Nov. Brllfah have advanced their Hue eligatly tn Plan-'J dcrs southeaEl of i'prcs, BrIUsu war office announces. The sftuatlou "on the Sooraie front soulbweat of- Cambral U unchanged. The announce- ment follows: "Sputhiresl of Yprca advanced our llnei fllghtly during Ihe night. Hostile raids attempted In Ihe night south of Neuve Chapelle, aorlhwest of St. Quentln and norlliwest ot Pon- truet were repulsed, leaving prisoners' la our hands. f "There Is no change oir our front' EOuthwest o( Cambrau" Air Actlvlllti Nov. official state- ment on aviation activities Issued last niglit reads: "Further details received show that attacks made .Tuesday on the cnemy'5 Infantry .aud transports by -qilr low flying pilots, Including plloli from the Australian squadron, vrero most s'nccesslul. On Wednesday the Lher-was even-more''unsuitable nyinj Ihan on. th.a. previous day.i hut No" sneiny .Vere encqunlered. Vorio-ot'.ouf machines arc "missing.'; Grand- -FlMt. of Tanks. anks'Vempkiyed'" but Ihe eehccreiler Ih'an-iiV any pus" action.' Casualties, f were inevltalile in an pperatlon the special: dlspatchea Crowds Give sidcialipn Speeciies i- Calgary, -Nov.- down Belgian hilnisljr handed to the state, department, a iirolcsU from" the Belgiiin government agafnst Iho homa- Ingof IltHiran sanitary Cslals aad. tho nMlitary.hbspllal at jgsleway hy. Gerrrfan airplanej 27 nnd 23, seyera! cas- italltes: fesulilnV from' Ijoni'js Jronped pii '.IKq hospital. people lo attend the meeting in the Inle'rests of gov- ernment at the Central Methodlsl church'-ljijt' Dight: Long- before .Iho police barred the doors to-fur-ther. eiij- Irance and -several lurncd for iack'pf accomrnpda- uoi Tbe raeellnga were the mpsf iargeljr atiendcd; and slgniflca'nt Bve'r held In (li.-s city, and were In spirit from-otbcrpojltfcal meetings hcU here in the of pprleiUIousness hung' over build the oroivds -were 'thbUghiruI'-'ahd consldemtlou tp Iho' -ap- plauding .v.-ilh'gravlly.-ra.lh'e.rithVn the usual hilarity pf gatherings. There ivas n'conspICbpus'reluciahcy to cheer frcqucnll.v rouse but tremendous (lie grave bommenls on No. In- the'.'meedn (n the Grand Theatre where'tlje audience was packed 16 Ihe root; and at'.Central Melh6dlBt church only: two were1 atlempted. These' were-'ruled "oul'pl order chairtnaninlln.lhe apparent approval pl'the hecltllng vras Kq hospital. i.n .'protest itioln'lsi' .thai, oiic of tho.nattpns signing t'.ie amel- loradprl' ot tho condlllons of tho wotihSed nnrt trio skK ot the armfea In 'thWlcld G, 1916, and rails nllenllcn fact trial Keel Cross ernblerns' wero rdnsplciiotlgly display jinltary 'unlls anil 'hospital bd'rnbcij.' RESIGNS pethilt such ti soldiers tbero' has been coiraMirmbls over the ni'ttUf view p .Trip'Kdgue, Nov. minister of Ihfl Inteflor, Dr. Dreys, li reported'by .the' flerllrf.yprwaerls. to 'resigned firtiilse Vffffbl.ll ''tof. PreUlln'pollilcal'rcfo'rmi'was altered such an.exlen'.t Uiit'-h'p ideciineil' Id sponsor, 10 ChrlslmftS cheer pferseas It Is the case 9 eoUien, goTernmenlT Is foregMOS: lonal Bordeh 4 High (7. Uiit'-h'pidecimeil' Id sponsor 10 1 Wlnniptg and his left -r Iriffodico 'ind. Support It In the 1'nis- up tm nooii OK-'JlaHHujltoi v- t.'-jr- Wlnniptg, Mov, nooii nnouriced here-.offfclalli; or .u SlS'd'Merlbe' as'-thei'.'gra lome "-were 'nd ptSere irera bogged..: One pr'twc-'.'i burled lieir "noses tnlUi iort iirned bvcr' Irjlnj' lo climb, down teep banVsV lnlo: but H lsjejideht t'y pluoted' "Vhe'aS SyueitiVOrein "r British- Jn Fra'nc'e, No'v: Tho BUCceBs'-of Bn Briljali arms In. the Capibr'at inued to sfeadily Fteld: Marshal Halg's troops in' a little more ban two' Pghllng have .overTUB" (orward along at polafa well and'south'weat ot-Cambral vaa" 168s than three ih'llei" frooifUiat. j; The advance t' spreading la of and the (toward Camtral was being The l of. 'prisoners mtut ch tie hiarrk.iV total proach At laal (ne BHtlshr'anO; Oernlias' ire a{ .gnpaf pri open grounil and flerceet of The. enemy troopslwerV inprepmred or'lhe alUcK bat Uity have been imt- .Ing nlo an'itteniFl1; to. lUm rislDE awnr from ilhiT pptDiii "Md'.Tiiahed to the .Caru-j Oirmajis-; were flier- fc'i _, iT tkit .comrnnltt crlpplei UK) cosTaliJKealg were recruited hist-) ly'ml boo CaMp and thrown line In the region of Masnlercs. Soine; plttfil objects nre.ln receiving" IriiedlcalU1; prisoner waa UsC stages of tuberculosis and tie hut to; be moved lo prevent the diseaseV; from- 'aprcadlug lo'lhe were' IE a Stale of cruel eihnusllpii f ind virtually helpless from jaat nllemjlt'i to fight under if.their unrelenting Th'o grtai battlctteld tho aspect, of scenes [n wirVgap'e-bj'.' It Is no longer a and shall holes but of bllterly with 'rifles alid baypieta" a Beglcc'lcd sweeps; Id 'charges agabut- i ;